He called on the United Nations as well as other world bodies and human rights institutions to refer to the violations committed by the Israelis against Palestinian prisoners as "war crimes and crimes against humanity that require the pursue of their perpetrators for urgent global trial".
Celebrated on the fifth day of the month of Iyar in the Hebrew calendar, Yom Ha'atzmaut celebrates the formal establishment of the State of Israel.
"I participate in this activity to commemorate the Nakba (of 1948) and the ongoing Nakba as a personal and psychological act of liberation, as a revolutionary movement to counter what the Zionist colonisation has imposed onto us", Hazar Hijazi, an activist present at the march, told Middle East Eye.
Palestinians however say protesters are being shot while posing no threat to soldiers, while the European Union and United Nations chief Antonio Guterres have called for an independent investigation.
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Shelby County School students plan to walk out Thursday, followed by similar demonstrations at other school districts Friday. That event will involve a meet-and-greet with legislators, student speeches, music and on-site voter registration.
Among those who were honored included were Israeli singer Shlomo Artzi; actors Leah Koenig and Ze'ev Revach; former Israel Defense Forces Gen. Yeshayahu Gavish; and Racheli Ganot, an ultra-Orthodox who trains haredi women for jobs.
Tarabeh was one of a number of political figures who attended the rally, along with parliamentarians from the Arab Joint List bloc.
"The Nakba is painful, but these crowds prove that this land is a cause and our homeland is Palestine".
Palestinian and Arab Israeli protesters wave Palestinian flags during the protest.
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The war turned numerous Palestinians into refugees as they fled or were displaced from what is now Israel. Building a permanent embassy could take several years.
But beyond its concerns over Iran, Israel is also facing protests and clashes along its border with the Gaza Strip that have led to intense scrutiny of its open-fire rules.
Demonstrators said they would not give up the refugees' "right of return". "It is a conscious move and a unified Palestinian discourse saying that return unites us".
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This led to an electrical ground fault that caused the outage of the transmission circuit that caused the island-wide blackout. Army's top engineer said in February that their role was never to completely rebuild the power system.